Is your mobile app collecting too much private data from its users and may attract a FTC sanction? Find out in this article.
The FTC along with state AG offices have been increasingly aggressive in enforcing privacy regulations. Companies are now subject to official inquiries about the security of their mobile apps, and often in the absence of a data breach.
Serious security flaws that could give attackers complete access to a phone’s data are found in software used on tens of millions of Android devices.
Although there are no reports of active customer exploitations yet, Android notes many vulnerabilities related to Qualcomm code in their August bulletin. Qualcomm has issued a statement that patches are available, and customers, partners, and the open source community are encouraged to update.